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Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 86th season begins on December 3, 2016, with Puccini's Manon Lescaut. Twenty-four broadcasts will be presented on KMFA through May 13, 2017. 

KMFA Broadcast Schedule:

Puccini's Manon Lescaut
December 3, 2016 11:30 a.m. CT

Saariaho's L’Amour de Loin
December 10, 2016 12 p.m. CT

Rossini's La Donna Del Lago
December 19, 2016 12 p.m. CT

R. Strauss's Salome
December 17, 2016 12 p.m. CT

Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel
December 24, 2016 12 p.m. CT

Rossini's L’Italiana in Algeri
December 31, 2016 12 p.m. CT

Verdi's Nabucco
January 7, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Puccini's La Bohème
January 14, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Gounod's Roméo et Juliette 
January 21, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia
January 28, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Verdi's Rigoletto
February 4, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Bizet's Carmen
February 11, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Bellini's I Puritani
February 18, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Dvoƙák's Rusalka
February 25, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Massenet's Werther
March 4, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Verdi's La Traviata
March 11, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Rossini's Guillaume Tell
March 28, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Mozart's Idomeneo
March 25, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Beethoven's Fidelio
April 1, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Wagner's Tristan und Isolde
April 8, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Verdi's Aida
April 15, 2017 11:30 a.m. CT

Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
April 22, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Wagner's Der Fliegende Holländer
April 29, 2017 12 p.m. CT

Alfano's Cyrano de Bergerac
May 6, 2017 11:30 a.m. CT

R. Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier
May 13, 2017 11:30 a.m. CT

 

The Metropolitan Opera broadcast season is sponsored by Toll Brothers, America’s luxury home builder, with generous long-term support from The Annenberg Foundation and the Vincent A. Stabile Endowment for Broadcast Media.

Time

Saturday 12 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)


Photo Credits:

All images from MetOpera.org